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Lowering springs!?!?!?! #8101 Dec 1, 9:23pm Dec 1, 9:23pm
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Lowering springs!?!?!?!
What lowering springs should I buy, how much of a drop is it, and what is the cost?

Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: modifiedcreation] #8102 Dec 1, 9:38pm Dec 1, 9:38pm
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depends how much you want you car dropped.
1 inch? 1.3 inch? more?


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Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: Pete00] #8103 Dec 1, 9:52pm Dec 1, 9:52pm
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about a 1.5- 2" drop

Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: modifiedcreation] #8104 Dec 1, 9:55pm Dec 1, 9:55pm

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TRD got sum pretty good springs...I think it lowers the front by 1 in and a 1/4 and the rear by 1 in and a half...any correct me if i'm wrong...H&R got sum good springs as well.

Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! #8105 Dec 1, 9:59pm Dec 1, 9:59pm
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Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: Steven] #8106 Dec 2, 8:50pm Dec 2, 8:50pm
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what is the difference between the hotchkis street suspesion pack and the race package.. is it worth an extra 2000 to get the race package..


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Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: itchyvi3t] #8107 Dec 3, 11:17am Dec 3, 11:17am
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i got eibach sportline. 1.8 drop front, 2.4 rear. love them

Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: blitz-gts] #8108 Dec 3, 11:54am Dec 3, 11:54am
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Does TRD make only one set of springs? Eibach has a 1.8" and 2.4" drop, and TRD is not close to that. What about the stock shock, does it have to be replaced? Will there be any rubbing or hitting with 18x7.5 or 18x8 wheels?

Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: 0eurocelika2] #8109 Dec 3, 12:07pm Dec 3, 12:07pm
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Has anyone ever purchased the GroundControl coilover kit. Does it come with everything you need, but the camber kit? Might be a dumb question, but does all the coilover kits come with spring and shock? Then is it the camber kit that has to be replaced sometime down the line, or can you be set with coilover and be able to drop you car to a desired height and raise it when you want? This seems to get more confusing the more I read about it. Does everyone go with springs only and not pay the extra $ for a coilover kit, what the fuck? Everyone has TRD springs and sway bars.

Re: Lowering springs!?!?!?! [Re: 0eurocelika2] #8110 Dec 3, 12:14pm Dec 3, 12:14pm
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most people purchase springs because it is cheaper than REAL coilover kits. yes a real coilover kit includes the spring,perch, sleave, and shocks/struts. However most coilover kits you see are coilover sleeves and only include the spring/perch/sleeve.

i've heard that the groundcontrol bottoms out and cracks the top of the sleeve. if you slam your ride(which is usually the case w/ coilovers) then you will most defintely need a camber kit to keep your tires from balding unevenly and too fast.

coilovers allow adjustment whenever you want (which is the good part). if you decide on purchasing the groundcontrol coilover sleeve kit, get some aftermarket shocks also because you're gonna blow out your stock shocks.

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